FASHION IN THE 13th CENTURY

As the men and women were dressed in the 13th century.

MEN

Breeches

Wide inner garment that covered the noble parts and the thighs.

Shims

In the middle ages, until practically entered the Renaissance, except at times very determined, not be wore the pants. Shims covering whole leg, including the foot, up to the top of the thighs. Its upper part is knotting the cincture (belt) or the own breeches.

SHIRT

It could be long or short; in any case, it covered up the thighs.

GONELA

Called thus in Aragon; in Castilla was called saya. It's a tunic, whose quality and decoration varied according to social origin. It is tied at the waist by a girdle

SOBRECOTA

Called thus in Aragon; in Castile, it was called pellote. It is similar to the brial, but sleeveless one-piece. Bigger is the opening of the sleeves, we are closer to the end of the 13th century. Towards the end of that century, the pellote used to be open from shoulder to waist.

TABARD

Turn wide and long sleeves that are narrowing with the passage of time. The arms can be removed by the sleeves or holes under these.

LAYER

Common in all of the middle ages.

capiello

Headdress covering the head in even the neck. It used to be of different shapes and sizes, its upper part was cylindrical, usually a cylinder of parchment with fabric lining.

HOOD

Cloak of the Bishop on the shoulders.The footwear was leather, usually buttoned. Did not the own current shoes strings.

WOMAN

Shirt

This female garment was longer than the male. It reached almost to the ankles. It was an eminently inner garment.

Gonela

Called thus in Aragon; in Castilla was called saya. It's a tunic, whose quality and decoration varied according to social origin. It is tied at the waist by a girdle and for women it was long, covering even the ankles if social provenance was high.

Sobrecota

Called thus in Aragon; in Castile, it was called pellote. It is similar to the brial, but sleeveless one-piece

Grenache

Turn wide coat similar to the pellote, with opening for narrow sleeves.

Balandre

Own humble women. It is a rectangle that was made a hole for the head and they sewed him a hood.

Layer

Common in all of the middle ages.

Mantle

Piece of circular or rectangular cut. Women wore it on his head or shoulders.

Touch

The simplest form of touch is a veil for the head. It consists of a semicircular or rectangular cloth that covers the head and falls on the shoulders. You can be in various modes.

Long veil

Wider than the touch. It also covered the shoulders

Wreath

Fabric rolled up on the front used to be complemented with other hits such as toca or veil.

Capiello

Headdress covering the head in even the neck. It used to be of different shapes and sizes, its upper part was cylindrical, usually a cylinder of parchment with fabric lining.

FOOTWEAR

The footwear was leather, usually buttoned. We did not own the current shoe strings.

EL MATROMINIO

In the Middle Ages most of the weddings held in the month of June, at the beginning of the summer. The reason was simple: the first bath of the year was taken in may, as well, in June, the smell of people still was tolerable. Also, as some odors were being annoying, brides carried bouquets of flowers, beside his body in horse-drawn carriages to disguise bad odor. He was born may as the month of brides and the tradition of the bridal bouquet.In the nobility, woman was at 15 years and men at 18. Among the commoners, 12 women and 13 men.

WOMAN

In the middle ages, women did not use underwear as we understand it today in day. Under the dress, a skirt of linen that came up to the ankles, in the case of women, and to the knee in men was used. Normally it hinted it was on the sleeves or neckline, and was absolutely essential.During the 13th century, it was not decorated, but over time it evolved to complex shirts of the Renaissance or the Baroque.Flax was used mainly in this garment, because it was more comfortable to carry than wool, and more easy washing.Costumes are normally vestían on this shirt. Normal was to take over a second dress or a blanket. Only the women of modest condition, some damsels and the courtesans, were presented in public with single dreses

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